Louise Penkman

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It is widely accepted that awareness deficits present challenges to recovery and should be addressed as part of rehabilitation programming. Response to awareness intervention is commonly inferred from measurements that rely on reports by subjects and significant others. This article describes the findings from a pilot study that examined the relationship(More)
There is a growing awareness of the importance of the emotional well-being of children with cancer and their families. The psychosocial team within a pediatric oncology setting strives to develop programs that may ease the psychological burden of cancer treatment. The Beaded Journey program is one example. The primary goal of this study was to(More)
This single case study investigated the feasibility and effectiveness of a prophylactic intervention for improving academic skills in a child with a brain tumour deemed at high risk for cognitive delay and academic failure because of cranial radiation treatment (CRT). An 8 year old boy participated in a 12 week home and hospital based tutoring programme.(More)
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